I am currently with EE - my 2-year contract has just expired. I would like to do a SIM only 3 deal through Quidco. If I ring up EE I will have to give 30 day's notice (my phone is also locked to them I think - got the deal through Mobiles.co.uk). I would like to keep my number - is it possible to phone up EE today and say I would like to switch over with them to a Pay As You Go SIM (to keep my number) - if I do that, will I still need to give 30 day's notice? Also, if I do the PAYG SIM, a few days after doing it, would I then be able to port my number over to the 3 deal (how much do EE charge to unlock your phone?).
I am also wondering, is it just possible to have my phone unlocked whilst I am in the 30 day's notice and insert the new 3 SIM only card and start using it during the 30 days - seeing that the 3 deal runs out on 30/9/16?